Green Chillies

Written by Mercedes Kemp, directed by Connie Crosby, filmed by Neal Megaw. A young woman from Peru marries a Cornish miner and comes to live in St Just. How does she fare? This film is part of The Story Republic’s ‘Tin and Travellers’ event. It […]

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Wanted! Young journalists for G7 news hub

Are you aged 12-18 with an interest in the news? Would you enjoy learning how to sniff out a good story and being the first to tell it to the world? Are you ready to fact check, meet deadlines, work as part of a team? […]

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Call out for emerging children’s writers – deadline 9 May 2021

The Writers’ Block is the writing centre for Cornwall, and is both a unique space for writing and a development programme for writers of all ages. In 2021 we expect to run three Writers’ Rooms, where emerging writers work with experienced professional writers on a […]

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Exploring Betrayal and Plot Twists with the Young Writers

During our late March workshop with the Young Writers Group, we explored themes of betrayal and plot twists. The Young Writers took to the theme of betrayal and plot twists like ducks to water, informed by their extensive knowledge. We began by introducing the concept […]

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